A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Sola in Vanuatu. Event id: us2000bsx9. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bsx9. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 149.67 km (93 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 11:39:15 / 11:39 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/11/17 / 2017-11-13 00:39:15 / November 13, 2017 @ 12:39 am. Exact location of event, depth 149.67 km, 167.5818° East, -14.314° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
The epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from Sola (c. 1 200 pop). Close country/countries, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sola (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 47 km S of Sola, Vanuatu.
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